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[The Cookie Elf] Oatmeal Fruit Bar Cookies: Healthy, Convenient, Easy!
January 12, 2021
|Dear Cookie Elf reader,
Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! About once a week, The Elf sends you cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips to give you easy ways to bake homemade cookies.
Now during January, National Oatmeal Month, I’ll share different kinds of easy cookie recipes with oatmeal.
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Feature: Oatmeal Fruit Bar Cookies - Healthy, Convenient, Easy!
Healthy oatmeal cookies? Yep. Oatmeal Fruit Bar Cookies are a cross between a bar cookie and a granola bar. They are super-easy to make!
In fact, you may find that these are so simple and so good that you don’t buy granola bars anymore but bake these instead.
And they’re healthier than your average cookie, too, since most of the sweetness is from honey and dried fruit (with just a bit of brown sugar thrown into the mix). They’re great for breakfast, too!
Don’t buy dried fruit for this recipe unless you want to. Instead, take a look in your pantry and use any of the dried fruits and nuts that are already there, like raisins, dried cranberries, apricots, dates, plums, apples, or others.
Prep time: 10 minutes
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That’s it for now. See you next time!
Kathy, The Cookie Elf
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